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Factory tool kit for LC
« on: February 19, 2014, 05:22:18 pm »
I have a basic tool kit that I carried over from my 2004 GS- it includes a drilled hexagon bar for removing the front axle. I have discovered this tool does not fit the LC front axle! I also require a spark plug cap removal tool, spark plug spanner and who knows what.

Does the factory tool  kit contain all the necesary basic special tools you require if you have a break down in the bush? Or can I buy the basic special tools seperately (BMW or aftermarket) to supplement my tool kit? My dealer was not aware that the factory tool kit was available so obviously it is not an item in high demand. I don't want to spend R2000 on the factory tool kit and find out when I get it it does not include what I need. Please share your experience with me.
 

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Re: Factory tool kit for LC
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2014, 05:51:27 pm »
I thought that since production of the 1150's ceased all new bike gets issued with an infallible road side assistance number. :pot:
 

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Re: Factory tool kit for LC
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2014, 06:53:50 pm »
I have a basic tool kit that I carried over from my 2004 GS- it includes a drilled hexagon bar for removing the front axle. I have discovered this tool does not fit the LC front axle! I also require a spark plug cap removal tool, spark plug spanner and who knows what.

Does the factory tool  kit contain all the necesary basic special tools you require if you have a break down in the bush? Or can I buy the basic special tools seperately (BMW or aftermarket) to supplement my tool kit? My dealer was not aware that the factory tool kit was available so obviously it is not an item in high demand. I don't want to spend R2000 on the factory tool kit and find out when I get it it does not include what I need. Please share your experience with me.


Do you have a pic of the drilled hexagon bar?
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Re: Factory tool kit for LC
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2014, 07:00:40 pm »
Rather look at the nuts and bolts of your bike and the things you think you will need tools for then go to a "Tool Shop" and make up your own tool kit.
Also look at various specialised web sites eg:"Wild @ Heart" etc.

factory tool kits are usually thin on needs.

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Re: Factory tool kit for LC
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2014, 09:17:53 pm »
I have a basic tool kit that I carried over from my 2004 GS- it includes a drilled hexagon bar for removing the front axle. I have discovered this tool does not fit the LC front axle! I also require a spark plug cap removal tool, spark plug spanner and who knows what.

Does the factory tool  kit contain all the necesary basic special tools you require if you have a break down in the bush? Or can I buy the basic special tools seperately (BMW or aftermarket) to supplement my tool kit? My dealer was not aware that the factory tool kit was available so obviously it is not an item in high demand. I don't want to spend R2000 on the factory tool kit and find out when I get it it does not include what I need. Please share your experience with me.


Do you have a pic of the drilled hexagon bar?
I can post a pic from work tomorrow of the hexagon axel removal tool, if you wish to see it? Double-sided; one side for 800's, other for 1200's.
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Re: Factory tool kit for LC
« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2014, 08:10:28 am »
Do you have a pic of the drilled hexagon bar?
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I bought a piece (30- 40 mm long) of 19mm A/F hexagon bar  from a steel merchant ( R3.50) and drilled a 10 mm diam. hole through it. I use the 1/4 drive extension plus a tube as a lever. See attched photo. You can also use a 19 mm socket to turn the tool.
 

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Re: Factory tool kit for LC
« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2014, 08:37:40 am »
We sell most of the tools loose as well.

For my GSA, I use a long-series High-Tensile nut (22mm for the GSA) and a 22mm socket on a 3/8" drive

Let me have a list of all the items you require - including the size for the Spark Plug - PM me your e-mail and I will send you a quote.

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Re: Factory tool kit for LC
« Reply #7 on: February 20, 2014, 08:57:15 am »
I have a basic tool kit that I carried over from my 2004 GS- it includes a drilled hexagon bar for removing the front axle. I have discovered this tool does not fit the LC front axle! I also require a spark plug cap removal tool, spark plug spanner and who knows what.

Does the factory tool  kit contain all the necesary basic special tools you require if you have a break down in the bush? Or can I buy the basic special tools seperately (BMW or aftermarket) to supplement my tool kit? My dealer was not aware that the factory tool kit was available so obviously it is not an item in high demand. I don't want to spend R2000 on the factory tool kit and find out when I get it it does not include what I need. Please share your experience with me.


Do you have a pic of the drilled hexagon bar?
I can post a pic from work tomorrow of the hexagon axel removal tool, if you wish to see it? Double-sided; one side for 800's, other for 1200's.
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Re: Factory tool kit for LC
« Reply #8 on: February 20, 2014, 02:06:48 pm »
I thought that since production of the 1150's ceased all new bike gets issued with an infallible road side assistance number. :pot:

For when you screw your drive shaft  ::)
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Re: Factory tool kit for LC
« Reply #9 on: February 20, 2014, 09:26:05 pm »
I thought that since production of the 1150's ceased all new bike gets issued with an infallible road side assistance number. :pot:

For when you screw your drive shaft  ::)

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